The general public is out of touch on several important issues. Only 37% believe it is safe to eat genetically modified food even though there has never been any evidence to support a risk, and we have been eating GMO foods for years. One third do not think vaccines should be required even though they are proven to be safe, and have saved the lives of many children. Only half believe climate change is due to human activity compare to 90% of scientist and experts. When it comes to evolution, one of the pillars of modern science supported by almost 95% of scientists and 100% of major science institutions, 4 in 10 believe God created humans 10,000 years ago.

Opinion Differences Between Public and Scientists